A searchable PDF is a standard PDA document that combines an image layer AND a text layer. What you see is an image of your document and underneath, there is a text version (ASCII text) of every text zone of your file.
What is a searchable PDF file : discover its main benefit!
The main benefit of having a text layer in your PDF document is the ability to perform searches within its content.
Retrieving information is a breeze, thanks to this smart format. Stop wasting time re-reading your files searching for a specific piece of information : just do a quick search and the keyword will be highlighted in your document’s content!
What is a searchable PDF file : how to generate this format
You can do this by simply using the right software. Discover our software, Readiris, that can do just that!